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- 1. debonair, debonaire, debonnaire, suave, refined (vs. unrefined)
- usage: having a sophisticated charm; "a debonair gentleman"
- 2. politic, smooth, suave, bland, diplomatic (vs. undiplomatic), diplomatical
- usage: smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"
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See also: suave (Dictionary)